Bright Ideas: New Perspectives on Museum Lighting

11 September 2019, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester
Museums Association One-Day Conference

What are the latest innovations and trends in lighting? And how can museums use lighting to maximum effect as part of their exhibition design?

This one-day conference explores the current opportunities that lighting innovation offers, examining the benefits as well as the challenges.

Lighting designers share some of the most recent and exciting technological developments, and explain how these might be used in museums to create atmosphere and show off objects without compromising conservation and environmental standards.

There will also be a range of case studies delivered by a range of museums with different budgets, sharing how they are using lighting in their exhibition design.

You will have the opportunity to talk to designers over an extended lunch period, visit tabletop stands and enjoy specially commissioned demos.

If you work in displays, exhibitions, conservation, design and interpretation, this seminar brings you up to date with innovations in museum lighting.

Speakers include:
Stephen Cannon-Brookes, Cannon-Brookes Lighting and Design, and Lecturer at the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources, part of University College London
Roger Sexton
, Vice President of Specifier Solutions, Xicato
Dave Hollingsbee
, Managing Director, Mike Stoane Lighting
Stephen Elliott
, Founder, Llama Digital
Julie O’Reilly, Creative Director, Sutton Vane Associates
Anna Montgomery, Senior 3D designer, Imperial War Museum
Alexander Moore, Head of Exhibitions, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Martin Barclay, Specialist Sales Manager, Soraa
Harriet Whitehead, 3D Designer, The Creative Core

Suppliers include:

Light Project


Museums Association members
Individual member: full or essential - £125
Individual member: student, retired, volunteer or unwaged - £55
Individual member: prospective AMA member - £95
Corporate or Institutional member - £125    

Non-members - £195

Book online

The day runs approximately 1030 – 1630, with registration from 0930.

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